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Urinal infection and has more urea content in his urine

My father is 59 yrs and a diabetic. He takes Dianil oral pills everyday for sugar control. But for the past 2 days he has been having recurring hiccups almost continously. His ECG and blood tests came out normal. But he seems to have Urinal infection and has more urea content in his urine. Doctors feel that he has acidity and hence put him on antacid syrups. But nothing has helped him yet. Is there something you can suggest?
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jan 2010
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  Anonymous's Response

These could be due to nerve damage due to diabetes to the nerve supplying the diapragm which is causing the hiccups..take a second specialist opinion.

Answered: Wed, 27 Jan 2010
  User's Response

Thanks for your suggestion. Would consulting a Gastroenterologist help? My mom has taken my father to a Gastroenterologist today. I am awaiting the diagnosis from them.

Answered: Thu, 28 Jan 2010
  User's Response
Hi Gopinath, Could you please tell me Dr whom u consulted...
Answered: Fri, 6 Aug 2010
  User's Response
Hi Gopinath,

Did you find a remedy for this. Even my dad has the same problem and he too is diabetic.

Answered: Wed, 6 Apr 2011
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